Strategic Sourcing Manager - Belgium

We are currently looking for an experienced Strategic Sourcing Manager. This is a highly visible role with an international scope. He/she will report directly to the Group Purchasing Director.

  • Supplier scouting and selection of a worldwide supply base
  • Technology road-mapping and alignment with Schréder requirements (R&D, Operations, Supply Chain)
  • Contracting : cost, logistic and supply chain ; terms and liabilities
  • Value stream mapping and cost reduction ; master cost structure evolution
  • Define supply base, volume allocation, capacity planning
  • Drive forward pricing

Education / Experience 
  • Master degree in Engineering / Business
  • Proven experience in purchasing and planning (at least 7-10 years)
  • Proven experience in technical / industrial environments

Required Skills 
  • Excellent communication & negotiation skills
  • Languages : English + other european language (French or Spanish are a plus)
  • Strong business sense and analytical skills with ability to balance competing priorities
  • Ability to interact with a multicultural environment
  • Availability for frequent travelling (30%)


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